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it's so powerful it even helps keep the dishwasher sparkling. avoid embarrassing moments... at least for your dishes. cascade. beyond clean and shine every time. the spin stops right here because we're always looking out for you. al qaeda is on the path to defeat and osama bin laden is dead. less than a week later, four americans lay dead in benghazi. an attack, all the more shocking because it came on 9/11. the administration immediately blamed a youtube video. >> these protests were in reaction to a video. but we have no information to suggest it was a pre-planned attack. >> that assertion was soon challenged by those in a position to know as a former general who monitored the attack
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in realtime. reiterated in testimony just this week. >> this was no demonstration gone terribly awry. >> the president long ago dismissed the benghazi controversy as a political side show. but now the court ordered release of white house e-mails and the news that there will likely be select house committee to investigate what happened in benghazi. >> it is disturbing and perhaps criminal. good evening, i'm bret baier from our washington, d.c. news room. we start with breaking news, a stunning new development on capitol hill. chief washington correspondent james rosen with the very latest. >> reporter: bret, good evening, house speaker john boehner announced his chamber will soon select a house committee to
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investigate the attacks. he cited the recent disclosure of e-mails showing that ben rhodes played a critical role in shaping a false narrative of the atta attacks. these revelations compelled them to make sure the american people had the truth, john boehner said, i intend for it to have authority and will expect answers, the panel will be bipartisan by like the house itself controlled by the gop, bret. >> i guess the mainstream media will have to cover this more. >> we're talking about a congressional committee with subpoena power that will likely be live streaming testimony from key witnesses. >> thank you, james. that was the bombshell on the hill. just down pennsylvania avenue, the other bombshell, the e-mail coming from the white house. here is chief intelligence
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correspondent katherine herridge. >> reporter: the information is beginning to unravel in a very public way. the e-mailins lead to the white house, suggesting a senior adviser prepared susan rice for the sunday talk shows where she blamed an anti-muslim internet video for the death of four americans. >> if this is not a smoking gun proving beyond any doubt that the story told by the administration about benghazi was politically motivated and fabricat fabricated, nothing will ever prove that. >> reporter: among more than 100 pages of documents obtained by judicial watch as part of a federal lawsuit is an e-mail from ben rhodes, adviser for strategic communicationings. rose writes to a dozen of the administration circle, including
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spokesperson jay carney, that one of the goal is to underscore that the protests are rooted in an internet video and not a broader failed policy. >> the goal of the white house was to do one thing, primarily, which was to make the president look good. blame it on the video and not on the president's policies. >> reporter: the e-mail was significant because it was not part of the 100 pages of e-mails released last may by the administration and conflicted with the available intelligence, a point rein foreinforced with congressional testimony. >> was it a video? >> no, sir. >> reporter: when pushed to explain the e-mail, the white house claimed it was not specifically about four americans. >> this was not about benghazi, it was about the overall situation in the e-mail. >> reporter: but the rose e-mail talks about justice and what harmed the americans, while the administration has consistently
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blamed the cia talking points for the flawed information, the department director recently testified he was surprised when rice made the connection. >> when she talked about the video my reaction was that is not something the analysts have attributed the attack to. >> reporter: the white house correspondent came within the exchange. >> i can say it again and again, and i know you can keep asking again and again, this document was not about benghazi. >> it was a prep -- >> it was not her only prep, john, she relied on -- for her answers on benghazi on the document prepared by the cia. as did members of congress. >> reporter: the frustration on capitol hill has been building for more than a year and a half. where did the individual explanation really come from giving u.s. personnel on the ground in libya never reported a protest or video.
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>> this is a demonstration gone awry. >> reporter: a retired general who was monitoring events that night said an al-qaeda-linked group was immediately identified. >> we felt it was all sharia. >> reporter: what has been overlooked was that the president spoke with hillary clinton. he sent out a press release, bret baier asked the council spokesperson where that information came from? >> september 11th, who tells hillary clinton at 10:00 p.m. to put out that statement to justify the vicious behavior. the announcement already happened about the benghazi attack. as a response to material posted on the internet. at 10:00 p.m. eastern time this
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is still going on, where does that come from? >> i don't know. >> did you also change the attacks in the talking points? >> i don't remember. >> you don't remember. >> dude this was two months ago. >> dude -- >> we're talking about editing talking points. >> he conceded the president was not in the situation room on the night of the attack. >> then when hillary clinton talks to him by phone he is where? >> i don't know, i don't have the tracking device on him in the residence. >> but you were there. >> yes, i was in the white house. >> and the president was not in the situation room. >> not in the room i was there. >> the critics say that the e-mail laid the blame directly at the white house and forced the issue. there will now be a select committee forum to investigate the benghazi scandal. >> let's bring in our panel to discuss this week's revelation, george will, steve hays, national correspondent of national public radio. and syndicated columnist charles
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krauthammerer. a lot happened this week. >> a lot happened. the case has been re-opened, the reason was the memo from the white house, a prepped memo from the security staff to susan rice for the famous talking points for her explanations on television that were 100% false. and the question had always been, had this come from lower downs? had this come from cia? and what is important here is that it says, and he is telling her what the goal of her appearance is to be. to underscore that these protests are rooted in an internet video. and not a broader far r failure of policy. the only explanation of the white house, and this is what carney had been pushing for a week is that this had nothing to do with benghazi. this had to do with all the other demonstrations. that is a preposterous proposition.
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the reason susan rice was on the show. the reason she got the prepping. the reason she had to be told the goals was because of the benghazi deaths. it was not because anybody would have cared about the cairo demonstrations. and when he says the protests, it is the implication from the white house that what he was talking about was every protest around the world, cairo, but not the benghazi one, of course he was including the benghazi one. there was not a protest or a demonstration. the video was irrelevant. this was a way to tell her to tell the nation a story about a video that would in essence politically exonerate the president six weeks before an election. >> this stirred this all up again. >> stirred it all up again. i think it did give the story a new set of legs. and i think that even if nothing else comes out between now and 2016 this will be an issue in the 2016 race if hillary clinton
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runs. >> it is interesting, hillary clinton puts out, steve, as secretary of state, shortly after 10:00 p.m., the first statement about benghazi. we have learned about benghazi. now she puts out a statement. we're focused on this e-mail now. but that was the first time the video really came up and tied to benghazi. >> it was, and she later brought it up at the rival ceremony when the caskets came back from libya. look, i think there are still real questions about what hillary clinton's involvement was and who actually conceived this video idea. this video narrative that the white house pushed so hard. but i think what the ben rhodes e-mail did this week, the revelation of the ben rhodes e-mail was it told us there were in effect two different sets of talking points. one was created, at least came from the intelligence community, with heavy input from obama administration officials and was intended for delivery to capitol hill. the second, which is distinct
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and was revealed in the judicial watch dogs this week, part of it was the ben rhodes e-mail, and there were talking points, created by the white house for susan rice, there were appearance on the sunday shows. the difference between the two is the former, the first set made virtually no mention of the video. the talking points, they didn't mention the video at all. and 100 pages of e-mails released in 2013 mentioned the video only twice in passing. the second set of talking points, the video was suddenly the central part of the story. >> did you a lot of the early reporting there. do you feel vindicated there? >> well, i think we certainly had more answers to questions we asked back then, but we have more questions we can get answers to. >> george? >> well, the american people are not astonished that these turned out not to be certain. we went to war in iraq, it began
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over weapons of mass destruction and all kinds of things that turned out to be intelligence failures. i think the american people understand it. lord knows they don't expect perfection from their government. they do not, however, want to be actively misled. and that is why it is the length, the durability of the narrative about the videos that will matter. at what point did it just become too implausible for words to keep saying those words? and i think that is the next question, is what did they know -- and when did they not know it? >> we'll have more from the panel in just a second, including why did it take so long to get this e-mail to come out from the white house? and also what the former national security council spokesperson has to say now about all of this. more on the latest revelations after the break. ke [ music and whistling ]
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demonstrations and he said he didn't remember, even though this is kind of a central point. and he said dude, it was two years ago. >> yeah, well, the dude works hard in changing what officials are supposed to say. he does a lot in what bureaucrats are supposed to say? well, you would remember, this is an argument for two years that he and his cohorts are supposed to be asking, and would it be entirely politically motivated. he should go back and answer, and the fact he says he doesn't know, an issue of this importance is rather suspicious. i think what is interesting is they don't have a resort. they have been trying to say the lie told by susan rice, now she might have been unwitting or deliberate, i'll give her a pass on that. but what she said was not true. and they have been saying it all
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came from the cia. we now know the cia had to alter the talking points under heavy pressure from the white house and from the state department. but also, this is the smoking gun. this is the memo that exposes the direct white house intervention. the prep call. she was prepped. there was a call. there was explanation. and the emphasis entirely is on a protest that did not happen in benghazi. on the demonstration that didn't happen in benghazi, that became this attack. and the fact that they pushed this and they had rice say it, and when we had gregory hicks, who was number two in libya say under testimony that his jaw dropped when he heard this, that was the first electrical moment. this is the second electrical moment. >> not only gregory hicks, but mike morrell, the former deputy director of the cia said when he saw susan rice said he
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understood the protest part. but they had nothing to do with the video. >> right, they're making a major distinction with the set of talking points that the intelligence community provided and which charles notes heavily edited after input from the state department and the white house. but that set of talking points did not mention the video, was not about the video. and susan rice's story was all about the video in concert with the e-mails we've now seen from ben rhodes and other arguments that we saw in the white house issued talking points. i think the most interesting thing when you look at the new batch of documents is this re-classification or re-classification of documents. it is fascinating. june of 2013, the judicial watch makes a request for the documents. august 2013, they subpoenaed the documents. in february of 2014, somebody somewhere classifies previously unclassified e-mails. and then in april of 2014 is
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part of this release, we get redacted versions of the e-mails that have been retroactively classified. i would expect you will have house committees and maybe others looking into exactly why the documents were classified after the fact. >> george, tommy vitore said the president was not in the situation room that night. and when asked where was he, he said the white house. i guess the question is people wanted to know where the commander in chief that night in this breaking situation. at that point they don't know where the ambassador is. we don't find out he is dead until much later. and the battle is still going on. and we had never up until that interview heard anybody from the white house say he was not in the situation room. >> that is one question, the direct involvement of the president acting on information
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as it was coming in. the second question it seems to me, did hillary clinton who at 10:00 releases a statement about a video. did she talk with leon panetta that night, and if so what did leon panetta say? he sits on a torrent of information coming from around the world and the pentagon. so again, the question is what did they know? it is not new for the government to massage the truth. it is not new for them to go as far as they can go with a particularly comforting theory. what is new, and this would be the real smoking gun, would be at some point for enough evidence to accumulate that they were saying this when they had to know that it was no longer true. >> we have heard testimony multiple times that the military, the intelligence community and others on the ground, in benghazi, were putting up through their chains
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that that was definitely a terrorist attack. the state department says this was not an escalation of a protest, to try to emphasize with people don't go with the protest. >> you know, george raised the question of durability. how long did it take? a week, he is on the david letterman show saying terrorists exploited in video. they use it as an excuse, and september 19th, the national terrorism center said it was definitely a terrorist attack. so things started to change within about a week. so the question is, before that happened was this a purposeful effort to lie about it? and did they know? the question you ask, we don't have the answer to that yet. >> the problem is then, we'll see a timeline piece in just a minute. but the president then references the video on the united nations speech on september 25th. and he talks about it between--n
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again in a couple of interviews. so that is really the tough part. you have all of these people on the ground saying this was an organized military strike on a facility. and yet 14 days later, it is not getting through. >> and you would expect if the white house in fact, if none of this information actually made it to the white house, we have the state department e-mail from beth jones talking about sharia -- >> the point is, beth jones says that the libyans thought it was former moammar gadhafi people. and they say no, it was tied to extremists. >> where did she get that information? one assumes from the cia station chief who also had written a memo. greg hicks, there is a new dia document that has not been much discussed that was published just before ben rhodes sent his
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e-mail on september 24th, laying out his e-mail. the white house had to have this information. >> the tough part of the story is trying to get it in context, trying to go back to that time and make sure you understand it all. sometimes that takes time. when we return we'll take you back to the horrific events in benghazi and the surprising political fallout that followed. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] great rates for great rides. geico motorcycle, see how much you could save.
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now we take you back to september 11th, 2012. and just what was said by whom. in the wake of the attacks that killed four americans including the u.s. ambassador, chris stevens. >> today, without a single american casualty, moammar gadhafi is gone and the people of libya are free. >> al-qaeda is on the path to defeat and osama bin laden is dead. >> september 6th, 2012. soon to be secretary of state
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john kerry and president obama speak at the 2012 democratic national convention. but less than a week after these boasts on the anniversary of 9/11 disaster struck in libya. at 5:00 p.m. eastern time comes the first wire reports of a raid on the u.s. mission in benghazi. the attacks would last some seven hours. before it was done, they had claimed the lives of four americans, including ambassador chris stevens. 8:00 p.m., deputy chief of station hicks talks to secretary of state hillary clinton. he tells her the american facility in benghazi is under attack. that night he told another state department official that those attacks were conducted by the local al-qaeda franchise, ansar al-sharia, which might have
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captured the u.s. ambassador. 10 p.m., after talking with hicks, clinton updates president obama. >> i spoke with president obama later in the evening. to you know, bring him up to date, to hear his perspective. >> shortly afterwards, clinton puts out a statement on the benghazi attack. which includes the following. quote, some have sought to justify this vicious behavior as a response to inflammatory material posted on the internet. the united states deplores any intentional effort to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. september 12th, the rose garden, while the president does refer in a general way to acts of terror, he seems to be embracing the belief that the four americans were killed in a spontaneous riot over an anti-muslim building. >> since our founding, the united states has been a nation
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that respects all faiths. we reject the efforts to denigrates the religious beliefs of others. >> reporter: that afternoon, the president leaves for a campaign and fundraiser in las vegas. >> as the arab spring turns into an autumn of discontent, all right in the middle of a presidential campaign. september 13th, secretary of state clinton again suggests the attack was a spontaneous demonstration. >> there is no justification. none at all. for responding to this video with violence. >> reporter: white house press secretary jay carney says so flat out the next day. >> these protests were in reaction to a video. we have no information to suggest that it was a pre-planned attack. >> reporter: and later that day, when the president and secretary of state greet the deceased at
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joint base andrews clinton again talks about the video. >> we've seen rage and violence directed at american embassies over an awful internet video that we had nothing to do with. >> reporter: charles woods said that clinton turned to him and made a promise. >> she mentioned one thing, that we'll have the person arrested and prosecuted that did the video. >> reporter: meanwhile, white house adviser ben rhodes puts together an e-mail. the subject? prep call with susan. it is sent to among others senior political advisers david plus and press secretary jay carney. the president deci the u.s. ambassador to the united nation was replacing hillary clinton on the talk show. one stated e-mail is to under score that these protests are
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rooted in an internet video and not a broader failure of policy. another, quote, to reinforce the president and administration's strengths and steadiness in dealing with difficult challenges. to worldwide media attention, california authorities haul the man who produced the now in famous video in for questioning. september 16th, susan rice goes on five sunday talk shows, repeating the same story each time. >> what happened initially it was a spontaneous reaction to what had just happened in cairo. as a consequence of the video. >> reporter: on the same day, the president of libya's general national congress appears on "face the nation" and says the benghazi attacks were anything but spufrs spufrs. >> it was definitely planned by foreigners.
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>> reporter: september 17th. >> the intelligence source on the ground tells fox there was no protest and the attacks were not spontaneous, the source said, adding the attacks had nothing to do with the movie. >> reporter: september 18th, the president appears on the david letterman show and his story is starting to shift. president obama says the video did spark muslim outrage, which terrorists exploited, then attacked and killed ambassador stevens. >> you had a video that was released by somebody who lives here, sort of a shadowy character. this caused great offense in much of the muslim word. but what also happened was extremists and terrorists used this as an excuse to attack a variety of our embassies, including the one, the consulate in libya. >> reporter: september 19th, capitol hill, the head of the national counterterrorism center
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testifies before congress and plainly states what many now suspect. >> i would say yes, they were killed in the course of a terrorist attack on our embassy. >> reporter: september 20th. >> i think it is evident that what happened in benghazi was a terrorist attack. >> reporter: september 21st. >> what happened in benghazi was a terrorist attack. >> reporter: september 27th. naculla is arrested for probation violations. the court determines he is a danger to society and a flight risk. he is held without bail. october 16th, benghazi comes up in the second presidential debate. >> took the president 14 days before he called the attack in benghazi an act of terror. >> get the transcript. >> he did, in fact, sir. >> can you say that a little louder, candy. >> november 6th, president obama is reelected.
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november 7th, naculla appears in court and is sentenced to a year in federal prison. much has been said about what the military could or should have done during the attacks. we examine that when we return. my name is jenny, and i quit smoking with chantix. before chantix, i tried to quit probably about five times. it was different than the other times i tried to quit. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix varenicline is proven to help peoe quit smoking. it's a non-nicotine pill. chantix reduced my urge to smoke. that helped me quit smoking. [ male announcer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking, or mood, hostility, agition, depressed mood, and suicidathoughts or actis while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these, stop chantix, and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of mental-health problems, which could get worse while taking chantix. n't take chant if you've had a serious allergic or skin reaction to it. if you develop these, stop chantix and see your doctor right away, as some can be life-threatening. tell your doctor if you have a history of heart or blood-vessel problems or if you develop new or worse symptoms.
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. now national security expert jennifer griffin explores what options existed during the benghazi attacks and the lasting impact that battle has had on our armed forces. >> reporter: the attack on the diplomatic compound at cia annex in benghazi lasted more than seven hours and yet no outside military assets, fighter jets or special operations teams made it into libya in time to rescue
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those who were left behind. this american special operator a member of the unit trained to respond for this type of crisis explained the frustration felt that night. he is still engaged in classified missions and asks to keep his identity secret. >> it is horrible when you look up and nothing outside of the stratosphere is coming to help you or rescue you that is a bad feeling. huge breakdown between state and military. the state department and defense department need to get on the same sheet of music. >> but hours of testimony to the armed services oversight committee who were at the pentagon during the attack, former defense secretary leon panetta paint another picture. >> there was not enough time given the speed of the attack for armed military assets to respond. the department of defense, and the rest of the united states
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government spared no effort to do everything we could to try to save american lives. >> reporter: that statement differed from what pinetta said on october 25th at a pentagon press briefing, an announcement that angered many in the special operations community including some on the ground that night. >> we were prepared to respond to any contingency, and certainly had forces in place to do that. but basic principle is, that you don't deploy forces into harm's way without knowing what is going on. without having some realtime information about what is taking place. >> reporter: 16 months later, after multiple hearings with military commanders republicans on the house armed services committee say the lesson of benghazi is of a military that actually could not respond because of quote, a severely degraded location and readiness posture of u.s. forces. >> they did what they could with
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what they had. the bottom line here is they didn't have what they needed to respond. >> reporter: republicans also concluded that quote, military commanders did not take all possible steps to prepare for a more extended operation. according to the armed services committee report, no attack aircraft were placed on high alert on september 11th, fighter jets were not armed and air refuelers were ten hours away in great britain. house republican congressman blaming it all on a leadership vacuum that night. >> i think you will find that a lot of levers that the president had at his disposal were not pulled. why did it take almost four and a half hours to start the clock to prepare to deploy? it is the american way that when we have a man down you send people. we had people that were being killed. we had an ambassador who was missing. we didn't know when that attack was going to end and the
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american military did not respond. >> reporter: he serves on the house oversight committee and put those questions and more to now retired air force robert lovell, who was in the u.s. military operations center monitoring the attack in benghazi in realtime. >> there was desperation. >> there was what? >> desperation, it is a game situational awareness and to be able to do something to save people. >> did they actually do it? we had dead people and wounded people. and our military didn't try to engage in that fight. would you disagree with that? >> four individuals died, sir, we obviously did not respond in time to get there. >> could we have? >> we may have been able to but we'll never know. >> in his testimony, lovell echos a contention made by republicans that part of why our mission in benghazi was so
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vulnerable was because of administration policy, a premature push to normalize relations with the libyans. >> basically there was a lot of looking to the state department for what it was that they wanted. >> that push forizati normaliza may have spread to borders beyond libya, unable to deal with a terrorist attack that would turn into a pitched battle for survival. in his testimony, lovell sounded a theme used by military personnel. a view from the heart rather than a clear-eyed assessment. >> there are times in discussions of capability, could we have gotten there to make a difference? the point is we should have tried. >> when we come back the panel and i discuss what we now know about benghazi. also the possible impact on november's mid-term elections
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the weekly standard, and syndicated columnist, charles krauthammerer. george, you heard the general testify upon the hill. your thoughts on that testimony and where that may take this whole thing. >> well, it was very effective testimony, obviously, painfully sincere, but it is going to take him and the military into an argument. because he was saying in effect that the military did not do all that it could have done. and indeed this goes to the basic military i think. that you don't leave people on the battle field. and he essentially said they did. and he -- he had to know the dynamite he was handing out. >> he also said, steve, that the state department was essentially in control. and that they didn't try to go after them. they didn't know how long this attack was going to go. but they didn't try. now the arb, the accountability review board, the report by
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admiral mullen said the military was not prepared in position to be able to respond in time. but your thoughts on lovell and how that affects this. >> well, the arb didn't talk to general lovell or many of the people involved in the decision. including hillary clinton and others. so i don't see the arb as anything near definitive on these matters. i think what we heard from general lovell as george says was terribly affecting, he was a voluntary witness, this was something who wanted to come and unburden himself. he was there on the ground, he was the director of intelligence, his job was to have knowledge. he dismissed right away the claims that this was some sort of video. the most troubling thing he said was when he was asked about whether it would have made a difference if the united states military had rushed to the people who were under attack in benghazi, and after a long pause
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he said we don't know. that is a terrible thing for a senior military officer, somebody who has been in for 30 years, to say about his country. >> was he also pressed to say were there some resources that were not used, and he said no. the fact there was not enough protection in the embassy, the fact there was not proper response and the reasons for that. that is something there shouldn't be a partisan support over. it is all involved with re-election politics. >> and the politics of november of that year. >> but this is something different, when you have an american ambassador killed in a terrorist attack, that is really something. that can't happen. and of course the administration's argument is that the arbs have been implemented and this should not happen again. >> the searing question of could they have been saved, it is not an answer to say if some have
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concluded and they could be right that in retrospect that they couldn't, given where our forces were. but there is no way to know. so it raises the question, why was there no give, given the fact of the length of the engagement. what was done, was there enough done? and then that brings you to the highest levels, the secretary of state and the president. and that brings the question, where were they during what was essentially the 3:00 a.m. phone call which ironically were the attacks. the call came in, she was supposed to answer he was, and what was done. >> let's talk about candidates, political implication. obviously the big part of the story is four people died, including the u.s. ambassador. and people want answers. the fallout and how it
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impactings poimpacts politics. >> i think this cycle, very little. i don't think it will impact this current race, if hillary clinton runnins i think it is a issue. >> certainly if she runs it will be an issue. but also we'll have a long action regarding changing the categories. was it a protest, terrorism, obviously it was not a protest. terrorism was random violence. this was a military operation, probably an assassination, they wanted to kill an ambassador, which they did. and that is why once we begin to sort out the categories then we're going to have something to talk to hillary clinton about. and this is bigger in the sense about terrorism. remember at the time the president is saying al-qaeda is decimated. they're on the run. if anything, steve, we've seen these affiliates and core al-qaeda as the administration
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likes to say increase their lethal ability. >> i think that is one of the reasons that the benghazi issue continues to resonate, why it continues to be a discussion. in addition to the fact we just have the interests that don't add up to the white house. you have the reality on the ground. the administration went to great lengths to make the argument that al-qaeda was on the run. it was clear to many at the time that it had not been decimated. but it is certainly clear in retrospect that al-qaeda was not on the run. we've seen it grow, strengthen in the core and the affiliates, and it remains a threat to this day. >> of course it is a terroristic attack, terrorism is not so much random. it is a military attack whose purpose is political. it is a statement, a political effect. it is sort of the words coming out of a gun. and here, it had an entirely political effect. and it succeeded. and now it is that al-qaeda was
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alive and well. it hastened the withdrawal of america entirely from any interest in libya. so in essence it was a way of saying it was not that the killing of the ambassador changes the course of a war, but it makes the statement it changes the psychology of the enemy, i. e., us, of course it was attack, as was known in the first half hour. >> often times it takes time and persistence until the truth is known. with benghazi, we'll remain on the case, poised to bring you the latest developments on a house select committee as soon as they happen. that is all for now, thank you for joining us. and good night. stick with innovation.
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